Authorities stated a number of folks, together with a police officer, have been shot at a highschool in Tennessee on Monday.
The Knoxville Police Division stated in a tweet that “a number of businesses are on the scene of a capturing at Austin-East Magnet.”
A number of businesses are on the scene of a capturing at Austin-East Magnet Excessive Faculty. A number of gunshot victims reported, together with a KPD officer. The investigation stays energetic presently. Please keep away from the realm. pic.twitter.com/ViQirnQSpx
— Knoxville Police TN (@Knoxville_PD) April 12, 2021
The superintendent of Knox County Faculties, Bob Thomas, confirmed in a tweet that the district is responding to a capturing that occurred this afternoon.
“We’re gathering details about this tragic state of affairs,” Thomas wrote.
Knox County Faculties is responding to a capturing that occurred this afternoon at Austin-East Magnet Excessive Faculty. We’re gathering details about this tragic state of affairs and can present further data as quickly as attainable.
— Bob Thomas (@KnoxSchoolsSupt) April 12, 2021
The varsity constructing has been secured and college students who weren’t concerned within the incident have been launched to their households, he added.